The players are out. Shapoor Zadran to bowl

0.1
0
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, pulled and well stopped at short square leg, Hafeez pulls stylishly on one leg
0.2
4
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, FOUR, it's short again and it sits up nicely for Hafeez as he swivels and pulls nicely over the arc between midwicket and square leg
0.3
0
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, excellent comeback by the bowler! Hafeez was on the back foot and the ball bounced and fizzed past his outside edge
0.4
0
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, keeps a bit low and he chops it down the track
0.5
0
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, well bowled! Hafeez is circumspect again outside the off stump, the ball is just wide of the off stump and Hafeez was rooted to the crease, he smiles back at the bowler
0.6
1
Shapoor Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, stays on the back foot and gets a thick outside edge past point, exciting first over

END OF OVER:
1 | 5 Runs | PAK: 5/0 (191 runs required from 49 overs, RR: 5.00, RRR: 3.89)

  • Mohammad Hafeez5 (6b)
  • Imran Farhat0 (0b)
  • Shapoor Zadran1-0-5-0
1.1
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, lands it a shade wide of the off stump and he safely leaves it alone
1.2
1
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, 1 run, stays on the backfoot and he defends down the track
1.3
1
Dawlat Zadran to Imran Farhat, 1 run, drifts on the pads and he clips it down to fine leg
1.4
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, nips back in and he appears to get a thin inside edge onto his pads, Zadran and the rest appeal confidently
1.5
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, moves away slightly and he safely leaves it alone
1.6
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, comes back into him and he stays back to defend

END OF OVER:
2 | 2 Runs | PAK: 7/0 (189 runs required from 48 overs, RR: 3.50, RRR: 3.93)

  • Mohammad Hafeez6 (11b)
  • Imran Farhat1 (1b)
  • Dawlat Zadran1-0-2-0
  • Shapoor Zadran1-0-5-0
2.1
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run, that was a beauty of A delivery which was pitched up and seamed away late, beating the outside edge, deserved a wicket there
2.2
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run, shorter delivery and he's forced on the back foot to defend
2.3
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run,
2.4
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run, once again Zadran gets extra bounce which keeps Farhat on alert, he manages to stab it to the off side
2.5
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run, pitched up outside off and he spoons it in the air but it falls short of the fielders on the off side
2.6
0
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, no run, full on the pads and nicely punched down to mid-on

Imran: "I think Pakistan has missed a trick by not utilizing Abdur-Rehman in ODI's. Shoaib Malik is pretty useless with d bat anyway."

END OF OVER:
3 | (maiden) | PAK: 7/0 (189 runs required from 47 overs, RR: 2.33, RRR: 4.02)

  • Imran Farhat1 (7b)
  • Mohammad Hafeez6 (11b)
  • Shapoor Zadran2-1-5-0
  • Dawlat Zadran1-0-2-0
3.1
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, the ball keeps low again and it sneaks underneath the bat
3.2
2
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, 2 runs, inside edge and Hafeez is quite lucky to be there as the ball trickles past the stumps and runs to fine leg, Shapoor does well to boot it away
3.3
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, full delivery and Hafeez punches it back to the bowler who gathers it and nearly flings it back

Waqar Younis: "I have not seen so many Afghanis in one place."

3.4
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, stays beside the line and steers him down towards point
3.5
0
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, no run, keeps it outside the off stump and Hafeez leaves it alone, the ball moved away
3.6
W
Dawlat Zadran to Mohammad Hafeez, OUT, played on! Thus time Dawlat brings the ball back in and cramps him for room, the ball was a touch quicker too and Hafeez was trapped at the crease trying to fend it off, inside edge onto the stumps

Mohammad Hafeez b Dawlat Zadran 8 (17m 17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 47.05

Just the start Afghanistan were looking for. They've got a wicket before the 5th over

END OF OVER:
4 | 2 Runs 1 Wkt | PAK: 9/1 (187 runs required from 46 overs, RR: 2.25, RRR: 4.06)

  • Imran Farhat1 (7b)
  • Dawlat Zadran2-0-4-1
  • Shapoor Zadran2-1-5-0

Asad Shafiq gets a promotion

4.1
4
Shapoor Zadran to Imran Farhat, FOUR, poor ball strays down the leg side and Farhat gets a faint tickle and the ball races past the keeper